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    • RED RIVER, 1899.

    • RED RIVER, 1899.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • RED RIVER being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. RED RIVER, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (155 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.5 ft.), was built in 1899. Owned by Red River Packet Company, she initially operated on the lower Mississippi...
    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

    • E.R. ANDREWS, 1894.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • E.R. ANDREWS, a stern-wheel towboat with a composite hull (165 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Campbell's Creek Coal in Cincinnati, she operated on the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers, towing coal to Cincinnati and...
    • GUNTERSVILLE, 1903.

    • GUNTERSVILLE, 1903.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • GUNTERSVILLE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (140 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, GUNTERSVILLE operated in the Guntersville, Alabama area. Its main use was towing...
    • INDIANA, 1900.

    • INDIANA, 1900.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • INDIANA, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (285 ft. x 45 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., INDIANA operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati, replacing the City of...
    • SERGEANT FLOYD, 1932.

    • SERGEANT FLOYD, 1932.

    • Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • SERGEANT FLOYD, a diesel propeller inspection and towboat with steel hull (138 ft. x 30 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1932. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, SERGEANT FLOYD operated on the Missouri and upper Mississippi Rivers before...
    • CITY OF MONROE, circa 1890.

    • CITY OF MONROE, circa 1890.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Starboard side of CITY OF MONROE, probably on the Mississippi River in Louisiana. CITY OF MONROE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (275 ft. x 45 ft. x 8 ft.), was built in 1887 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

    • GEORGIA LEE, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • GEORGIA LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (210 ft. x 43 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, she operated on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers between Memphis and Cincinnati. She was lost in ice at Memphis,...
    • CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 1881.

    • CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 1881.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Port side of CITY OF NEW ORLEANS at the bank of a river, probably in Louisiana. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (290 ft. x 48 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built in 1881 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville,...
    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, 1930.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship equipment & rigging; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • WM. LARIMER JONES, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (136 ft. x 34 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1930. Owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, WM. LARIMER JONES operated in the Pittsburgh area. Wm. Larimer Jones was the first...
    • DOLPHIN No. 3, 1897.

    • DOLPHIN No. 3, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • DOLPHIN No.3, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (155 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Dolphin Transportation Co., DOLPHIN No.3 operated in the St. Louis area. She was renamed HARRY ANDERSON (Way #T1046) in 1916 and...
    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (110 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1905. Owned by C. A. Barbour, JENNIE BARBOUR operated in the Bayou Teche in Louisiana initially and then in the Houston area. JENNIE BARBOUR...
    • KATIE, circa 1871.

    • KATIE, circa 1871.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Stern and starboard side of KATIE, tied to the bank of a river. KATIE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (284 ft. x 43 ft. x 8.7 ft.), was built in 1871 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. KATIE operated on the lower...
    • WM. R. KING, 1899.

    • WM. R. KING, 1899.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • WM. R. KING, a stern-wheel towboat with a composite hull which had steel frame and wood planking (123.5 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district, WM. R. KING operated on the...
    • PADUCAH, 1916.

    • PADUCAH, 1916.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • PADUCAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1916. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., PADUCAH operated in the Paducah-Florence, Alabama area until she was dismantled in 1928.
    • NEW SOUTH, circa 1900.

    • NEW SOUTH, circa 1900.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Starboard side of NEW SOUTH at the bank of the Ohio River. NEW SOUTH, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (257 ft. x 42.6 ft. x 7 ft.), was built in 1887 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Shelby & Perkins...
    • FORT GAGE, 1927.

    • FORT GAGE, 1927.

    • Dredges; Stern wheelers; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • FORT GAGE, a stern-wheel dredge with a steel hull, was built at Howard Shipyard in 1927 for the U.S. Corps of Engineers in the St. Louis district.
    • PARGOUD, 1884 - 1898.

    • PARGOUD, 1884 - 1898.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • PARGOUD, loaded with bales of cotton, at the bank of a river, probably near Baton Rouge. PARGOUD, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (242 ft. x 43 ft. x 7.6 ft.), was built in 1884 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana....
    • CITY OF PROVIDENCE, circa 1910.

    • CITY OF PROVIDENCE, circa 1910.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Starboard side of CITY OF PROVIDENCE on the Ohio River. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (273.7 ft. x 44.5 ft. x 7.8 ft.), was built in 1880 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Anchor...
    • INCO No.1, 1915 - 1916.

    • INCO No.1, 1915 - 1916.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • INCO No. 1, a self-propelled barge with steel hull (240 ft. x 42 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1915. Owned by Inland Navigation Company, it operated on the Mississippi River. This diesel powered vessel was built to introduce self loading...
    • HENRY HARLEY, 1898.

    • HENRY HARLEY, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • HENRY HARLEY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Capt. J. R. Handly, HENRY HARLEY operated on the upper Cumberland River between Nashville and Burnside, Kentucky. HENRY HARLEY...
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